What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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Poses & Poems by the Standing Stones Yog and Poetry for Mindfulness

12th September @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

A free event as part of Poetry Ireland’s Poetry Town programme. Relaxing poses with poetry to aid the mindfulness. If you’ve never done Yoga before, don’t worry. This has been specially planned to suit all levels. Yoga in nature is a unique experience, grounding and uplifting. Poetry lifts the spirits, making for a wonderful combination amongst the Standing Stones sculpture by Eileen McDonagh. Relocation to the MDA across the road if the weather isn’t suitable (eircode R32 A0PK). Parking at the MDA.


12th September
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Mountmellick Playground


Poetry Town
353 1 6789815